What Can We Learn from Jesus Raising Lazarus from the Dead (John 11:38-46)?
“We can learn that God can rescue us from yucky darkness,” says Mollie Mae, 6. Darkness is indeed yucky, especially when you’re six years old. From the Bible perspective, it’s yucky at all ages because it represents all that is opposed to God. “He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us […]
February 11 2021
What Can We Learn From Jesus Healing A Man Born Blind (John 9:1-12)?
The first time I met Art Linkletter of “Kids Say the Darndest Things” fame, the president of Awana was leading him on a tour of its headquarters. Linkletter remarked on the cleanliness of Awana’s floors and then quipped, “You must not allow spitting!” When Jesus healed the man born blind, he spat on the ground […]
January 20 2020
How Can You Be Sure You Will Live With Jesus Forever (John 5:24-30)?
“Jesus is on top of my ship. We are going to go to heaven,” says John, 5. Yes, Jesus is the captain of our salvation. Apart from him, we are ships in a storm headed for the rocks. A famous Spanish captain searched for the Fountain of Youth in Florida. Ponce de Leon never found […]
February 4 2016
Why Did Jesus Heal On The Sabbath?
“Jesus healed on the Sabbath because God the Father works every day,” says Marissa, 10. “Since Jesus is his son, he works every day, too. Just think what would happen if God just took a day off!” Apart from Jesus claiming to be the Messiah, the issue of Sabbath observance produced more conflict with religious […]
February 28 2011
How Do You Know If You’re Going To Heaven?
“My grandma thinks I’m going to heaven,” says Kole, 6. Why is it that most grandchildren can’t get enough of their grandparents? Most grandparents are smart enough to just love on their grandkids. They leave the hard stuff like correction and discipline for the parents. Kids instinctively sense when someone loves them. They know their […]
October 8 2009
Who is Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?
“Children!” says Kelly, 6. Kelly, do you mean you’ll finally get even for all those times when adults got to do more than you did? No, says Daniel, 11. “Whosoever humbles himself like a little child is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Daniel quotes Jesus, who also said we must enter his kingdom as […]
June 26 2007
What Is The Lesson Of Daniel In The Lions’ Den?
What is the lesson of Daniel in the lions' den? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about forgiveness, courage and trusting God. (James 1:2-3; Daniel 6)
January 15 2007
Why Did Jesus Say, “I Am the Bread of Life”? (Part 1 of 2)
Why did Jesus say, "I am the bread of life"? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about receiving spiritual nourishment from the Word of God. (John 17:3; Matthew 4:4; John 6:60; John 6:66; John 6:51; John 6:27)
October 25 2006
Should You Obey a Law That Forbids Worshiping God?
“I would rather die than to obey a law that prohibits worshiping God,” says Sarah, age 8. “I love God with all my heart. You should do what’s right. Obey what’s right, and you will be fine.” Thank you for your incredible statement, Sarah. I’m amazed and challenged by your love and devotion. “I would […]
October 4 2006
How Do I Live Without Fear?
How do I live without fear? Read how some children responded and what the Bible teaches us about trusting God to protect us from evil. (Psalm 23:4, Proverbs 28:1)
October 4 2006